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Fiery debates ensue over removal of Confederate statues

After giving dozens of residents an opportunity to weigh in on the controversial issue of whether the City of New Orleans should remove Confederate statues

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NOPD renews effort to fight violent crime

A day after authorities apprehended a man who fired an AK-47 assaut rifle at a busy downtown intersection, the NOPD’s top brass was joined by

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Retired New Orleans judge wins
Thurgood Marshall Award Retired New Orleans judge Michael G. Bagneris received the Thurgood Marshall Award from the Judicial Council of the National Bar Association at its 90th annual convention in Los ...
Renaming of street to honor MLK sparks debate in St. Bernard Parish
Forty-five years after the assas­sination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and some two decades after a national holiday was established to honor the iconic civil rights leaders, ...
OIG recommends City Council oversight of Traffic Court
The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) on Wednesday issued a report titled “Funding of Traffic Court” that recommends returning budgetary oversight of the Court to the New Orleans ...
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Man charged with hate crime in attack of Black 12-year-old
A white 54-year-old Clinton, La., man was arrested and charged with a hate crime and an additional misdemeanor charge after he cornered a 12-year-old Black boy and unleashed a racially-charged ...
Georges and Deaton might widen democratic field for La. governor
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer The officially endorsed Demo­cratic Gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards has touted a Market Research Insight Poll of late. The June 2015 survey puts the State Rep. and ...
Anita M. Lewis laid to rest
Anita M. Lewis , a retired homemaker, passed away on Wednesday, July 22, 2015, at the age of 81. She was one of 10 children born to the union of ...
Louisiana sentences more juveniles to ‘life in prison’ than any other state in U.S.
By Mason Harrison Contributing Writer Louisiana incarcerates more of its natives than any state in the country—that fact is known. But what many on the outskirts of the criminal justice system may ...
Katrina Pain Index 10 years later: Who was left behind
By Bill Quigley Contributing Writer When Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast on Aug. 29, 2005, the nation saw tens of thousands of people left behind in New Orleans. Ten years later, ...

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